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The Senate continues work on the $740.5 billion FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the annual defense programs and policy bill.
Topics: brown, afghanistan, mr. inhofe, mr. sanders, mcconnell, washington, mrs. blackburn, nevada,...
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The Senate continues work on the $740.5 billion FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the annual defense programs and policy bill.
Topics: texas, russia, trump, wyden, mr. durbin, schumer, obama, mr. schumer, new york, china, maine, kate,...
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For a fifth day, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments via teleconference due to the coronavirus pandemic. One of the cases they took up focused on a local government's efforts to get copies of the president's financial records. The justices have through June to decide whether President Trump has immunity from a subpoena for his finances that are unrelated to his duties as president. The New York County District Attorney's Office is seeking the information, including the president's tax...
Topics: clinton, nixon, new york, breyer, jones, doj, alito, nixon, neil gorsuch, sotomayor, nixon, white...
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[LIVE] British Prime Minister Boris Johnson fields questions from party leaders and members in the House of Commons on the government's response to the coronavirus pandemic and other domestic issues. Sponsor: British House of Commons
Topics: scotland, united kingdom, uk, nhs, london, hong kong, china, neil hudson, ian blackburn, ireland
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Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Supreme Court heard oral argument via teleconference on a case challenging the Trump administration's new rules expanding the number of organizations that can file for religious or moral exemption from the health care law's birth control mandate. Under the Affordable Care Act, contraceptive coverage for women is required of company employee insurance plans. However, nonprofit religious employers can file an accommodation form to be exempt for their religious...
Topics: rfra, breyer, sotomayor, alito, apa, gorsuch, ginsburg, francisco, kavanaugh, pennsylvania, kagan,...
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell testified before the House Financial Services Committee about their respective agency's pandemic response and the outlook for economic recovery. They discussed the Payroll Protection Plan, economic racial disparities, and how a future stimulus package should be structured. While Secretary Mnuchin was confident the economy will "improve significantly" within the next few months, Chairman Powell was not as...
Topics: mnuchin, powell, ppp, colorado, house, leslie, russia, china
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The Senate agreed by unanimous consent to extend the application deadline for small businesses to seek loans under the Paycheck Protection Program, which was created in response to the coronavirus pandemic. If approved by the House, the new deadline would be August 8th. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: shaheen, coons, cardin, new hampshire, maryland, florida, rubio, delaware, mr. cardin, mr....
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For a fifth day, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments via teleconference due to the coronavirus pandemic. One of the cases they took up focused on a local government's efforts to get copies of the president's financial records. The justices have through June to decide whether President Trump has immunity from a subpoena for his finances that are unrelated to his duties as president. The New York County District Attorney's Office is seeking the information, including the president's tax...
Topics: nixon, breyer, doj, new york, jones, clinton, ginsburg, sekulow, sotomayor, kagan, gorsuch, alito,...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) held a news conference to discuss the legislative agenda. Sen. Schumer was asked about additional coronavirus relief legislation, reports that Russia offered bounties for the lives of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan and police reform proposals. He was joined by Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), who serves as chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: kentucky, mcconnell, putin
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Senate Republican leaders held a news conference to discuss the week's legislative agenda. Topics included the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), reports Russia offered bounties for the lives of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, and the next coronavirus economic relief legislation, which Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said he expected by the end of July. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: russia, putin, china, afghanistan, redfield, gop, new york, washington
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White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters at a briefing that the president was "the most informed person on planet Earth when to comes to the threats we face." She was responding to questions about the president's knowledge of reports that Russian bounties were targeting U.S. troops in Afghanistan. When asked about the president's daily intelligence briefs, she said, "the president does read," and criticized the New York Times for publishing a classified...
Topics: russia, white house, washington, iraq, afghanistan, new york, mitch mcconnell, obama, trump, doj
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell testified before the House Financial Services Committee about their respective agency's pandemic response and the outlook for economic recovery. They discussed the Payroll Protection Plan, economic racial disparities, and how a future stimulus package should be structured. While Secretary Mnuchin was confident the economy will "improve significantly" within the next few months, Chairman Powell was not as...
Topics: mnuchin, powell, colorado, ppp, jerome powell, arizona, russia, afghanistan, china, leslie, house
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Senate Republican leaders held a news conference to discuss the week's legislative agenda. Topics included the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), reports Russia offered bounties for the lives of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, and the next coronavirus economic relief legislation, which Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said he expected by the end of July. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: russia, afghanistan, inhofe, obama administration
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[LIVE] The Senate continues work on the $740.5 billion FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the annual defense programs and policy bill. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: new hampshire, shaheen, coons, mr. perdue, cardin, florida, mr. president, pennsylvania, casey, mr....
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[LIVE] The Senate continues work on the $740.5 billion FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the annual defense programs and policy bill. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: klobuchar, louisiana, mr. kennedy, carper, minnesota, oregon, wyden, pentagon, mr. leahy, georgia,...
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Republican Senators spoke on the Senate floor about the 2021 Defense Programs and Policy Legislation. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: tennessee, china, virginia, florida, nda, pacific, iran, pensacola
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The Supreme Court ruled 5-4, that a Montana Supreme Court decision that invalidated a tax credit program used for educational scholarships discriminates against religious schools and parents, who use the money to send their kids to such schools. The court heard oral argument in January 2020. In 2015, the Montana legislature provided tax credits to people who donated to a scholarship program. The Montana Department of Revenue issued a rule barring the use of the scholarships at religiously...
Topics: montana, trinity lutheran, breyer, trinity, kentucky, trinity, komer, ginsburg, petitioner
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House Democrats held a news conference after being briefed by the White House on reports of a suspected Russian bounty plot against U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Majority Leader Rep. Steny Hoyer (MD) said the situation is not a "hoax" and called for a full congressional briefing by intelligence leaders. Intelligence Chair Rep. Adam Schiff (CA) questioned the president's relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin and said he should not be invited back to the G7 summit as...
Topics: white house, putin, russia, intel, afghanistan, mr. schiff, schiff, steny, vladimir putin, john...
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[LIVE] The Senate continues work on the $740.5 billion FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the annual defense programs and policy bill. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: china, ndaa, lithuania, russia, virginia, mcconnell, tennessee, chicago, afghanistan, putin, navy,...
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Several Democrat Senators came to the floor to talk about the need for another coronavirus economic aid package for state and local governments to provide for emergency services. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: florida, nevada, connecticut, oregon, new york, texas, kentucky, gavin, illinois, new jersey,...
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In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law requiring abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the facility where the procedure is done. Justice Stephen Breyer wrote the majority opinion joined by Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan. Chief Justice John Roberts also in the majority authored a concurring opinion. Justice Clarence dissented along with Justices Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh. The...
Topics: louisiana, texas, new orleans, akron, danforth, casey, craig, ginsburg
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A House Science, Space and Technology subcommittee held a virtual hearing to discuss the role of research and development to support air travel safety amid the coronavirus pandemic. Among the witnesses were data science and engineering professors who provided recommendations to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus and other communicable diseases in airplanes and airports. Also testifying was Government Accountability Office (GAO) Physical Infrastructure Director Heather Krause who emphasized...
Topics: faa, boeing, jones, nasa, cdc, heather krause, herzberg, tsa, kansas, johnson, lucas, vicki...
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Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Jay Clayton testified before a House Financial Services subcommittee on capital markets and emergency lending during the COVID-19 pandemic. Chair Clayton also fielded questions from committee members on his nomination to be the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, replacing Geoffrey Berman who was abruptly fired by the Trump administration the previous week. Sponsor: House Financial Services Subcommittee on Investor Protection,...
Topics: sec, new york, clayton, trump, mr. clayton, fcc, china, ftc, etc., barr, house
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The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a hearing on oversight of the FCC with Chair Ajit Pai (R) and FCC commissioners. The hearing focused on a range of topics including broadband access during coronavirus, expanding broadband to rural areas, telehealth funding and President Trump's executive order on social media companies. Sponsor: Senate Commerce, Science,and Transportation Committee
Topics: sec, roger wicker, fcc, ajit pai, google, virginia, jessica rosenworcel, washington, carr, arizona,...
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The House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a virtual briefing on violence against protesters and journalists in the wake of the death of George Floyd. Speakers included protesters and journalists who were shot by police during peaceful demonstrations, including LaToya Ratlieff, great-niece of civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer, who described being shot in the face with rubber bullets by police. Rep. Raskin (D-MD), who chairs the subcommittee, also...
Topics: ferguson, minneapolis, george floyd, johnson, washington, white house, seattle, mr. martinez,...
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In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law requiring abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the facility where the procedure is done. Justice Stephen Breyer wrote the majority opinion joined by Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan. Chief Justice John Roberts also in the majority authored a concurring opinion. Justice Clarence dissented along with Justices Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh. The...
Topics: louisiana, texas, new orleans, casey, russo
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White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany briefed reporters on a number of topics. They included reports that Russia offered bounties for the killing of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, the president's retweet of a supporter shouting "white power" in a video, wearing masks during the coronavirus pandemic and the removal and destruction of confederate statues and symbols. Sponsor: White House
Topics: trump, russia, obama, texas, kayleigh, moscow, cia, new york, louisiana, minneapolis, russo, florida
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Rep Frank Lucas, R-OK, ranking member of the House Science Committee, talks about the impact of the coronavirus on science, technology & on Congress. He discusses a need to expand broadband in the U.S. and renew and increase American scientific research. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Communicators
Topics: china, huawei, lucas, oklahoma, national science foundation
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[LIVE] The Senate resumes work on the $740.5 billion 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the annual defense programs and policy bill. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: florida, russia, mr. mcconnell, texas, china, nevada, trump, mcconnell, connecticut, ms. murkowski,...
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Isabel Soto, labor market policy data analyst for the American Action Forum, discussed COVID-19 pandemic's impact on childcare. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Washington Journal
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[LIVE] The House Natural Resources Committee holds a hearing examining the incident between U.S. Park Police and protesters near the White House at Lafayette Square. Sponsor: House Natural Resources Committee
Topics: mr. mcdonald, lafayette, lafayette square, washington, lafayette park, turley, trump, george floyd,...
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Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Georgia), a member of the Judiciary Committee, discussed his support for the Justice in Policing Act. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Washington Journal
Topics: lafayette square, roger, house, mitch mcconnell, george floyd, virginia, georgia, johnson, michael...
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[LIVE] The George Washington Institute for Data, Democracy, and Politics holds a forum on election interference and social media's role in spreading disinformation, and inflaming racial divisions. Sponsor: George Washington University | Institute for Data, Democracy and Politics
Topics: canada, frank, google, schiff, georgia, sasha, maria, duterte, maria, russia, abrams, philippines,...
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Bill and Melinda Gates spoke about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic during a virtual conversation with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. They spoke about the role the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation was playing in developing a vaccine to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Melinda Gates said she is hopeful a vaccine will be available by 2021. Bill Gates was said the European scientific community was filling a void left by the United States and was critical of the US response saying,...
Topics: melinda gates, melinda, u.k.
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European lawmakers delivered statements in parliament over the death of George Floyd and the worldwide anti-racism protests and demonstrations that took place in response to his death. Members in the European Parliament offered condolences to the Floyd family and spoke out about racial tensions in Europe, police brutality, and working towards a more representative and diverse body in the European Union. A few days after this debate, members passed a resolution stating that it "strongly...
Topics: europe, george floyd, eu, floyd, european union, france, melinda gates, spain, belgium, martin...
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Rep Frank Lucas, R-OK, ranking member of the House Science Committee, talks about the impact of the coronavirus on science, technology & on Congress. He discusses a need to expand broadband in the U.S. and renew and increase American scientific research. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Communicators
Topics: china, huawei, george floyd, gopal ratnam, lucas, national science foundation
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Non-fiction books and authors.
Topics: china, indonesia, edward jenner, napoleon, taylor swift, russia, lawrence wright, europe, lindsay...
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Writer Marie Mockett spoke about her journey through the heartland traveling with the wheat harvesters for her family's farm, and offered her observations on farm life in middle America. This virtual program was hosted by the Raven Book Store in Lawrence, Kansas. Sponsor: Raven Bookstore (The)
Topics: Marie Mockett, "American Harvest", Television Program
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Casey Cep recalled author Harper Lee's attempt to write a true crime book. This was a virtual event hosted by the Gaithersburg Book Festival. Sponsor: Gaithersburg Book Festival
Topics: harper, alabama, washington, frederick douglass
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Faith and Freedom Coalition founder and chairman Ralph Reed discussed why evangelical Christians support President Trump. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: donald trump, ronald reagan, george floyd, new york, georgia, hillary, white house, jerusalem,...
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Robin Hood CEO Wes Moore spoke about the 2015 Baltimore uprising following the death of Freddy Gray through the lens of several Baltimoreans who witnessed the unrest. He was interviewed by Demos senior fellow Heather McGhee. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: baltimore, california, gloria, maryland, new york, handcuffs, washington, baltimore city, oregon,...
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Author and essayist Roger Rosenblatt talked about the importance of documenting everyday life during times of crisis. This event was hosted by the Saratoga Springs Book Festival. Sponsor: Saratoga Springs (NY) Public Library
Topics: roger, virtuality, pennsylvania, michelle, new york, ellen, churchill
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Former defense secretary Robert Gates (2006-2011) took a critical look at the use of U.S. power around the world since the end of World War Two. He discussed the topic with former defense secretary James Mattis (2017-2019). This was a virtual event hosted by the Commonwealth Club of California . Sponsor: Commonwealth Club of California
Topics: cia, gates, columbia, iraq, afghanistan, china, russia, washington, farc, columbia, mattis, white...
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Robin Hood CEO Wes Moore spoke about the 2015 Baltimore uprising following the death of Freddy Gray through the lens of several Baltimoreans who witnessed the unrest. He was interviewed by Demos senior fellow Heather McGhee. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: baltimore, freddy, gloria, maryland, baltimore city, new york, michael brown, wes moore, china,...
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National Security Archive director Tom Blanton talked about the battle over the publication of John Bolton's "The Room Where It Happened" and the process by which former government officials have to adhere to have their books published. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: john bolton, cia, bolton
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John Bolton, President Trump's former national security adviser, sat down with the Washington Post to discuss his book, "The Room Where it Happened." Sponsor: [Washington Post] | Live
Topics: trump, nato, venezuela, white house, cia, donald trump, maduro, john bolton, new york, saudi arabia
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New York Times journalist Nikita Stewart reported on Girl Scouts Troop 6000 which was started for girls living in a homeless shelter in New York City and sparked the creation of similar troops around the country. This was a virtual event hosted by Greenlight Bookstore in New York City. Sponsor: Greenlight Bookstore
Topics: new york, queens, new york city
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Jane Goodall talked about her book "Hope for Animals and Their World: How Endangered Species Are Being Rescued from the Brink" (Grand Central Publishing; September 2, 2009). Ms. Goodall opened her talk with the call of a chimpanzee. During the talk, Ms. Goodall described several people around the world who were successfully saving endangered species. A poster of a condor was displayed. She also talked about the Jane Goodall Institute's Roots and Shoots network, which helps young...
Topics: jane goodall, africa, china, captivity, u.n., robin, hatch, gandhi, jane, united nations,...
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Cyntoia Brown-Long discussed her journey from prison to an advocate working to reform juvenile sentencing guidelines. Sponsor: Tufts University
Topics: tisch, jamie, tufts, tennessee, hillary, hilary, hilary bender, massachusetts, toyota
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Laura Miller (Slate), Priscilla Painton (Simon & Schuster), and Brandon Tensley (CNN) talked about the future of books and book publishing in an era of technological and social change. Sponsor: New America
Topics: priscilla, brandon, new york city, new york, amazon, priscilla comey, priscilla
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Faith and Freedom Coalition founder and chairman Ralph Reed discussed why evangelical Christians support President Trump. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: donald trump, ralph reed, georgia, trump, mike pence, white house, jerusalem, ronald reagan,...
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Tevi Troy, presidential historian and former senior aide to President George W. Bush, looked at the internal fights that shaped several presidential administrations. This was a virtual event hosted by the Bipartisan Policy Center. Sponsor: Bipartisan Policy Center
Topics: white house, reagan, johnson, meese, jim baker, baker, eisenhower, kissinger, obama, hartman,...
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) spoke about her journey from Somalia as a refugee to becoming one of the first Muslim women elected to the U.S. Congress. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: abraham lincoln, minneapolis, somalia, minnesota, philadelphia, north dakota, philly, new york...
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Historian Catharine Arnold provided a global account of the 1918 influenza pandemic. This virtual event was hosted by the American Writers Museum. Sponsor: American Writers Museum
Topics: spain, europe, london, uk, catherine, hong kong, john steinbeck, mary, alaska, philadelphia,...
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Historian Eric Cervini recalled Frank Kameny's fight for gay rights after being dismissed from his federal job in 1957 due to his sexual orientation. This was a virtual event hosted by Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Sponsor: Literati Bookstore
Topics: frank, ritter, ann arbor, sylvia rivera, sarah, academia, new york, uk, randy, queens, eric, craig...
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Fordham Institute's Chester Finn and Michael Petrilli discussed how to improve K-12 education in America. This event was sponsored by the American Enterprise Institute. Sponsor: American Enterprise Institute
Topics: david, sarah, franklin, ian, ashbrook, jonah, eliot cohen, mike, david has, david bobb, chester,...
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Science writer Matt Ridley argued that America is experiencing what he calls an "innovation famine" and discussed how government policy can encourage and incentivize innovation. This event was hosted by the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC. Sponsor: American Enterprise Institute
Topics: china, europe, uk, amazon, google, dyson, britain, japan, transport, silicon valley, new york city
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New Yorker staff writer Masha Gessen provided her take on life in the U.S. since the election of President Trump. This event was hosted by Politics & Prose bookstore. Sponsor: Politics and Prose Bookstore
Topics: masha, donald trump, new york, masha, masha gessen, russia, putin, nazis, minneapolis, dahlia...
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Christian Brose, former staff director of the Senate Armed Services Committee, talked about the future of high-tech warfare. This virtual discussion was hosted by the Hudson Institute. Sponsor: Hudson Institute
Topics: china, dod, hitler, united states military, chris brose
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Harvard Law professor Noah Feldman argued that the Arab Spring was not the failure it is widely portrayed to be. This virtual event was hosted by Harvard Book Store. Sponsor: Harvard Book Store
Topics: tunisia, egypt, iraq, algeria, syria, lebanon, sudan, europe, libya, morocco, jordan, isis, france
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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough recounted the pioneers who settled the Northwest Territory, which would become the future states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Sponsor: Ohio Statehouse
Topics: ohio, wright, david mccullough, marietta, rosalie, pittsburgh, massachusetts, paris, ephraim,...
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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough presents a collection of his speeches on American principles. He speaks at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum in Boston. Sponsor: Kennedy (John F.) Presidential Library and Museum
Topics: kennedy, washington, harry truman, david, john kennedy, john adams, princeton, kennedy, truman,...
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David McCullough talked about his book, "The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris." He responded to questions from members of the audience. This was an event in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 11th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall. The program concluded with schedule information. Sponsor: National Book Festival
Topics: paris, washington, france, david mccullough, boston, oliver wendell holmes, gershwin, sheridan,...
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David McCullough was interviewed about his life and work as an historian and author of many publications including his most recent book, "1776," published by Simon and Schuster. The interview took place at Montpelier, the General Henry Knox Museum. Mr. McCullough discussed the importance of General Knox during the Revolutionary War. He also commented on attitudes toward education, success, technology, change, and history. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Q&A
Topics: washington, john adams, henry knox, david mccullough, alexander hamilton, philadelphia, new york,...
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Mr. McCullough talked about his book "John Adams," published by Simon and Schuster, a biography of the Founding Father and second president of the U.S. After his presentation he answered questions from members of the audience. Sponsor: Library of Congress,National Book Festival
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Mr. McCullough discussed his book, "Truman" published by Simon and Schuster. He discussed his research for the book, which is an exhaustive biography of the former president, spanning from a brief overview of the Truman family, his early years in farming, small business and politics, to his career after his presidency and how Truman felt returning back to citizen life. Sponsor: C-SPAN
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Faith and Freedom Coalition founder and chairman Ralph Reed discussed why evangelical Christians support President Trump. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
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Former defense secretary Robert Gates (2006-2011) took a critical look at the use of U.S. power around the world since the end of World War Two. He discussed the topic with former defense secretary James Mattis (2017-2019). This was a virtual event hosted by the Commonwealth Club of California . Sponsor: Commonwealth Club of California
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Essayist Samantha Irby shared her thoughts on identity, body image, and her writing style. This virtual event was sponsored by Town Hall Seattle. Sponsor: Town Hall Seattle
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Science writer Matt Ridley argued that America is experiencing what he calls an "innovation famine" and discussed how government policy can encourage and incentivize innovation. This event was hosted by the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC. Sponsor: American Enterprise Institute
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African American studies professor Carol Anderson, author of "One Person, No Vote," discussed voting rights in the U.S. with Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA). This event was hosted by the Bay Area Book Festival. Sponsor: Bay Area Book Festival
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Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass talked about the state of the world and the foreign policy challenges facing the United States. He was interviewed by ABC News "Nightline" co-anchor Juju Chang. This virtual event was sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations. Sponsor: Council on Foreign Relations
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"Good Ancestor" podcast host Layla Saad addressed the issue of white supremacy and racial injustice. Sponsor: American Writers Museum
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City planning expert Anthony Townsend discussed the future of autonomous vehicles. This event was hosted by Town Hall Seattle. Sponsor: Town Hall Seattle
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Barbara Ehrenreich talked about economic inequality in the United States in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. This virtual discussion was hosted by Politics and Prose Bookstore. Sponsor: Politics and Prose Bookstore
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